5 Winter Festivals You Can’t Miss!

We are in the heart of Winter and that means it’s time to celebrate!  Whether you are trying to jam out to some bluegrass, rave in an igloo, or awe at ice sculptures – we have a festival for you.  So what are you waiting for?  Gather up some buds, pick a party and book a ticket to one of these world-class festivals!


WINTERWONDERGRASS

STEAMBOAT, CO – FEBRUARY 23-25TH

SQUAW VALLEY, CA – APRIL 6TH-8TH

If you’re looking to get down with some funky string bands and root music, look no further! The annual WinterWonderGrass festivals combine world-classic music with great local brews and stellar skiing!  Come out to Steamboat or Squaw Valley this year and jam out to their stacked line-ups of bluegrass.


SAPPORO SNOW FESTIVAL

SAPPORO, JAPAN

FEBRUARY 1-15TH

The Sapporo Snow Festival is one of Japan’s largest events attracting over two million people every year!  If you are traveling to Japan get up to Sapporo and enjoy a winter wonderland of magnificent ice sculptures and snow statues.  The theme changes every year ranging from famous buildings, inspiring people or even movie characters like Darth Vader.  Head there at night when they illuminate the festival with lights!


WORLD SKI AND SNOWBOARD FESTIVAL

WHISTLER, CANADA

APRIL 10TH-15TH

“Party in April, Sleep in May” is a perfect slogan for North America’s biggest annual gathering of winter sports, music, arts and culture.  Head out to Whistler this Spring to enjoy 5 action-packed days celebrating the send-off Winter!  Ski all day on some of the best terrain in North America then party all night with free concerts in the plaza.  Don’t miss out on the action – catch the World Championships of the Monster Energy Boarder Style Tour, two big air competitions and the return of the Saudan Couloir Ski Race!


BUD LIGHT REGGAE FESTIVAL

SUGARLOAF, ME

APRIL 12-15TH

Yo New England – skip the tropics and get Spring-Baked this year at Sugarloaf’s 30th annual Bud Light Reggae Festival!  This weekend event is widely known as the Ice Coast’s biggest spring party.  What’s better than jamming out to reggae, drinking some fresh microbrews and skiing some Spring corn? Don’t miss out on the fun – mark your calendars and thaw out at Sugarloaf this Spring!


SNOWBOXX FESTIVAL

AVORIAZ, FRANCE

MARCH 17TH-24TH

Snowboxx is back again for it’s 6th annual festival in Avoriaz, France!  Come out and listen to some of the World’s best EDM DJs while skiing in the French Alps.  Snowboxx has become one of the most iconic festivals in Europe…and for good reason.  Get in on the fun and enjoy bottomless brunch on the terrace, snowball night fights, igloo parties and pond skim!

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